Learn more about this remarkable battle from the National Army Museum’s John Maass and Kevin M. Walker, Chief Executive Officer of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation as they discuss key elements of the conflict including General Sigel’s leadership, civilians in the town during the fighting, parts of the battlefield rarely visited today, and the action on the field where Union army hopes of victory were violently dashed.
Keven M. Walker is the Chief Executive Officer of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, and was previously a ranger, cultural resources specialist, and the acting cultural resource program manager at Antietam National Battlefield. He is also the author of “Antietam: A Guide to the Landscape and Farmsteads” (2010).
Dr. John R. Maass is an education specialist at the National Museum of the United States Army, and a former officer in the 80th Division of the Army Reserve. He received a B.A. in history from Washington and Lee University, and a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in early U.S. history and military history. His most recent book is “The Battle of Guilford Courthouse: A Most Desperate Engagement” (2020).